There are many ways in which our university community is diverse: we differ from one another in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, health, religion, age, socio-economic background, and in many other respects. This diversity has many advantages. In this dossier you can read what has already been achieved to make the university into a place where everyone can be himself or herself, and what we are doing to improve our performance even further.
LU Pride: ‘It's great that there's a club where you don't feel different!'
Fifty years ago a group of students started the Leiden Student Working Group on LGBT. Today students can contact Leiden University Pride and for staff...
The Humanities Buddy Programme: A home away from home
Moving to a different city as a student can be a daunting prospect, let alone to a different country. Each year, many students come to Leiden, and man...
Status holders are preparing for teacher training
In November 2017, six status holders attended an introduction training course on Dutch education at ICLON.
How can we become a more inclusive university?
Inspiration from outside and best practices from inside the University. These were the most important ingredients of the symposium on inclusivity orga...
Sustainable Business Battle wins Van Bergen Prize
The Sustainable Business Battle was launched less than a year ago, but it has already won several prizes. Last week, the organisers received the Green...